Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who says his symptoms are mild, joins a host of world leaders to have contracted COVID-19.
With only 2.5 million tests carried out in a country of 130 million, the pandemic is taking a psychological toll on Mexicans who face a struggle to encourage people to take precautions against the virus.
The annual event usually attracts half a million visitors - this year it was reduced to 400.
Some protesters entered the building, seized files, and burnt them in the street outside.
Roads are left flooded and properties damaged after Hurricane Zeta battered popular Mexican beach resort Playa del Carmen.
Skull sculptures have graced the streets of Mexico City as part of Day of the Dead celebrations which are being held amid the coronavirus pandemic
Mexico: 24 shot to death in attack on drug rehab center
The 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck at 10:29 a.m. local time (5:29 pm CEST) on Tuesday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).
This is the latest in a series of mass alcohol poisonings registered since COVID-19 lockdowns began in the country.
A sustainable construction industry could be in sight, but some are critical of hidden costs to the environment.
The murder of Escamilla, whose body was mutilated and part of it flushed into the sewer, has horrified Mexicans.
It comes as they were blocked from crossing the Guatemala-Mexico border.
Hundreds of Central American migrants waded through the shallow Suchiate River from Guatemala into Mexic, in a new test of US President Donald Trump's “Central America” strategy to keep them away from the US border.
Clashes between police and suspected cartel gunmen in a northern Mexican town killed 21 people this weekend, authorities said, adding fuel to a debate sparked by U.S. President Donald Trump, who has vowed to designate the gangs as terrorists.
The 3,000-mile (4,800-km) mass migration of monarch butterflies in North America is one of the insect world's fantastic feats, with millions embarking on the arduous journey from north Canada down into Mexico and the California coast each autumn.